TNA Impact!
Series logo since January 2024
Also known asTNA Impact! (2004–2011, 2024–present)
Impact Wrestling (2011–2017)
GFW Impact! (2017)
Impact! (2017–2024)
GenreProfessional wrestling
Created byJeff Jarrett
Presented byTom Hannifan (play-by-play commentator)
Matthew Rehwoldt (color commentator)
StarringTNA roster
Opening theme"Cross The Line" by AD/AM[1]
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons21
No. of episodes1042 (as of July 11, 2024)
Camera setupMulti-camera setup
Running time120 minutes (inc. commercials)
Original release
NetworkFox Sports Net
ReleaseJune 4, 2004 (2004-06-04) –
May 27, 2005 (2005-05-27)
ReleaseJune 24 (2005-06-24) –
September 16, 2005 (2005-09-16)
NetworkSpike TV
ReleaseOctober 1, 2005 (2005-10-01) –
December 24, 2014 (2014-12-24)
NetworkDestination America
ReleaseJanuary 7 (2015-01-07) –
December 16, 2015 (2015-12-16)
ReleaseJanuary 5, 2016 (2016-01-05) –
January 4, 2019 (2019-01-04)
NetworkPursuit Channel
ReleaseJanuary 11 (2019-01-11) –
October 18, 2019 (2019-10-18)
NetworkAXS TV
ReleaseOctober 29, 2019 (2019-10-29) –
TNA Xplosion (2002–2021, 2024–present)
Before the Impact (2021–2023)

TNA Impact! (stylized as TNA iMPACT!) is an American professional wrestling television program produced by the American promotion Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) that debuted on June 4, 2004. The series currently airs on AXS TV in the United States, owned by parent company Anthem Sports & Entertainment.


Fox Sports Net and Webcasts (2004–2005)

In May 2004, TNA announced that they had negotiated a television deal with Fox Sports Net (FSN) where they would get a one-hour timeslot on Fridays in most markets, putting TNA on unrestricted cable and satellite for the first time.[2] TNA began taping a new weekly series that month, TNA Impact!, with the first episode premiering on June 4, 2004.

After 51 shows TNA's contract with FSN expired in May 2005 and was not renegotiated, with the last FSN episode of Impact! airing on May 27, 2005. Impact! continued to air on certain regional networks in place of Xplosion. On July 1, TNA began offering new episodes through their website, first using BitTorrent downloads, then by streaming through RealPlayer.[3][4] To save on production costs, four hours of the show were recorded in a day and made available throughout the subsequent month.[5]

Spike TV (2005–2014)

The Impact Zone in 2007

Seeking a more profitable television outlet, TNA negotiated a Saturday night timeslot with Spike TV (now known as the Paramount Network), which had recently lost WWE Raw back to USA Network. Spike started airing Impact! on October 1, 2005, five days after the departure of Raw. Two episodes were taped every other Tuesday, airing them on the subsequent Saturdays.[6] TNA's syndication contracts for the show on local television channels, from after the FSN contract, were converted to contracts for their syndicated show, TNA Xplosion. They were no longer paying for the timeslot, though Spike controlled their advertising revenue.[7] Because of viewership growth, Impact! was moved to Thursdays in April 2006, and later to an earlier primetime slot in November. At this time tapings were moved from Tuesdays to Mondays.[8] In June 2006, episodes became available at the iTunes Store,[9] though they have since been removed.

Expansion to two hours (2007–2010)

Due to further viewership growth, Impact! was expanded to two hours on October 4, 2007, still starting at the same time of 9:00 p.m.[10] On January 17, 2008, Spike presented an event entitled "Global Impact!", which featured TNA wrestlers in matches against talents from New Japan Pro-Wrestling[11] and on March 27, 2008, Impact! aired live for the first time in the show's history in its regular timeslot. Announced in a release on on April 2, 2008, TNA came to terms on a deal that had the show airing in Australia starting April 5. Up until then, they had only broadcast their monthly pay-per-view events on Main Event in Australia. The contract expired in March 2011 and was not renewed,[12] however, in May 2011, the show was picked up by Australian Network FuelTV, which began airing it every Saturday at 8:30 p.m. AEST, starting on June 11.[13] On October 23, 2008, TNA aired its first Impact! filmed outside the Impact Zone in Orlando, Florida. It was broadcast from The Joint in the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. TNA also made the transition to HD for this broadcast and announced that all future episodes would be broadcast in High Definition.

Move to Mondays (2010)

Main article: TNA Impact!'s move to Monday nights

On January 4, 2010, the show went head-to-head for the first time with TNA's rival-promotion WWE's flagship show Raw. This would be the first time since March 2001 that two major wrestling promotions went head-to-head in a Monday night television ratings competition. TNA advertised the debut of Hulk Hogan and his return to professional wrestling, while WWE promoted the return of Bret Hart to Raw, who last made an appearance in November 1997 before the Montreal Screwjob.[14] On this night, Impact! was watched by around 4 million viewers for the opening hour, but towards the end of the show, the viewership declined to 2.2 million viewers. This was the highest viewership in the show's history. Raw was watched by 5.6 million viewers, the most since August 2009.[15]

Impact! was permanently moved to Monday nights on March 8, 2010.[16] The show would air live on a bi-weekly basis and be taped for the following week. Beginning with the April 12, 2010, episode, Impact! was aired at 8:00 p.m. Eastern on Spike TV. This change was made as a result of an increase in ratings from the March 29, 2010, show (which aired at 9:00 p.m. Eastern) to the April 5, 2010, episode, which aired at 8:00 p.m. Eastern.[17] During this period, replays of the show continued to air on Thursday nights. After two months, the show returned to Thursdays permanently as the ratings for the Monday showings were declining. The final Monday Impact! scored a 0.8 rating.[18]

Return to Thursday Nights (2010–2011)

The show returned to Thursday nights on Thursday, May 13, 2010.[19] Commenting on the move on the TNA website, Brian J. Diamond (Spike TV's Senior Vice President of Sports and Specials) said, "The fans have spoken and with their input, we have determined the best time slot to maximize the TNA audience is on Thursday nights where we are confident it will be among the most-watched shows with young men". In the same announcement, TNA president Dixie Carter was quoted as saying, "Our fans made it clear that they preferred the Thursday night time period. By moving to Thursdays, this is a win/win opportunity for both TNA and the fans. We are looking forward to delivering what the fans are asking for".[19]

On June 24, 2010, Spike TV expanded "TNA Thursdays" to three hours with the addition of TNA Reaction (stylized as TNA ReAction or, alternatively, as TNA ReACTION), which became a regular one-hour docu-series immediately preceding TNA iMPACT! from 8:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m. Eastern. ReAction focused on the stories and characters of TNA Wrestling and previewed the upcoming episode of TNA iMPACT![19][20] TNA Wrestling president Dixie Carter announced on January 13, 2011, that on February 24, 2011, TNA would be holding Impact! tapings at the Crown Coliseum in Fayetteville, North Carolina.[21]

Re-branding to Impact Wrestling (2011–2014)

On May 3, 2011, during the tapings of the May 12 episode of TNA Impact, the show would change its name to Impact Wrestling and adopt the slogan "Where Wrestling Matters". The show's color scheme would change from red and black to blue, white and gray, while the URL of TNA's website was also changed to[22][23][24] On July 11, 2011, it was announced that TNA would hold Impact Wrestling tapings on August 25 at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville, Alabama, on September 21 at the Knoxville Coliseum in Knoxville, Tennessee, and on October 26 at the Macon Coliseum in Macon, Georgia.[25] On January 6, 2012, TNA announced the first international Impact Wrestling tapings would be taking place on January 28 at the Wembley Arena in London, England.[26]

On May 17, 2012, TNA announced that Impact Wrestling would air live through the summer of 2012, starting on May 31, when the show moved to a new time slot at 8:00 p.m. ET.[27] The live schedule was later extended first through September,[28] and then through the rest of 2012.[29] On January 31, 2013, TNA announced that they would begin taping Impact from different venues around the United States starting March 14, 2013, from the Sears Center in Chicago with the promotion would continuing to occasionally tape programming from other venues; such as the Sands Casino Event Center in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania;[30] the Manhattan Center's Grand Ballroom in New York City.[31][32][33] TNA officially terminated its lease with Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida in late March 2013 and left the Impact Zone.[34]

On March 14, 2013, TNA introduced a new universal HD set which is used for all weekly programming.[35] On May 30, 2013, Impact Wrestling went back to its old start time of 9:00 p.m. and in July 2013, TNA announced that they would broadcast five Impact Wrestling specials in 2013 starting July 18, 2013 with Destination X. This was followed by Hardcore Justice, No Surrender, Final Resolution and Turning Point. These specials replaced the PPV events of the same name following TNA changing their monthly PPV format to a quarterly model.

On October 24, 2013, TNA announced they would be returning to Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida on November 21, 2013 due to the high cost of production on the road after being unable to cover the rising costs of taping on the road.[36] Impact tapings were filmed from soundstage 19, rather than at the original Impact Zone at soundstage 21, but there were still select tapings on the road from time to time, such as the Genesis Impact Wrestling special on January 16 and 23, 2014 from the Von Braun Center in Huntsville, Alabama. TNA also announced a new programming initiative called IMPACT365 - Where Action Never Ends,[37] which was used to make announcements for upcoming shows and for starting new angles and storylines.

On January 30, 2014, for the first time, Impact Wrestling was broadcast live in the United Kingdom on Challenge before it aired in the United States.[38] The show took place at The Hydro in Glasgow, Scotland. TNA announced that they will be changing soundstages at Universal Studios Florida again starting with the March 13, 2014 live broadcast of Impact Wrestling. The new soundstage will be soundstage 20.[39] Soundstage 19 and 20 were only temporary venues for Impact Wrestling tapings. Since June 10, 2014 TNA has taped Impact Wrestling from The Sands Casino Event Center in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania and the Manhattan Center's Grand Ballroom in New York City. On July 17, 2014, after a poll made on the Impact Wrestling website, TNA brought back the six-sided ring permanently.[40]

Final months on Spike (July–December 2014)

On July 28, 2014, TMZ reported that Spike would not renew TNA's contract,[41] which was due to expire in September.[42] The decision was reportedly triggered by TNA's decision to bring writer Vince Russo back to the company as a consultant.[43] However, Mike Johnson of PW Insider who first revealed that Russo was working for TNA insists that his involvement had nothing to do with the cancellation.[44] TNA president Dixie Carter and Spike subsequently released independent statements claiming that negotiations were ongoing.[45] On August 14, Carter announced that Impact Wrestling would move to Wednesday nights and on August 20 announced that Impact Wrestling would continue on Spike for the remainder of 2014, adding that negotiations were still on going.[46] Spike spokesperson David Schwarz told The Christian Post that increasing competition from other sports programs prompted the move from Thursday nights.[47] The show ceased airing new televised events after the edition of November 19 of Impact Wrestling, with the final episodes of 2014 being dedicated to Best of TNA clip shows, before resuming events on January 7, 2015 with a live show from The Manhattan Center's Grand Ballroom in New York City. The last episode of Impact Wrestling broadcast on Spike aired on December 24, 2014.[48]

Post-Spike TV (2015–2017)

On November 19, 2014, TNA announced that it had reached a deal with Discovery Communications to move its programming, including Impact Wrestling, to Destination America in January 2015.[49] After premiering on Wednesday, January 7, Impact Wrestling moved to its permanent slot on Fridays on January 16.[50]

Along with the move to Destination America, the show got a new logo, graphics package, theme music, and stage. Former WWE employee Josh Mathews was also added to the commentary team. A brand new weekly series hosted by Mike Tenay, Impact Wrestling: Unlocked, premiered on Saturday, January 17[51] and TNA Wrestling's Greatest Matches, a series featuring the best matches in the company's history, made its U.S debut on Saturday, January 10.[52][53] After switching timeslots numerous times, both shows were cancelled in May.[54][55]

Also in May, Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter reported that Destination America had decided to cancel Impact Wrestling by late September 2015.[56][57] TNA vehemently denied the report, stating: "These false statements constitute defamation and if necessary we will seek all legal remedies available to us."[58] The following week Destination America announced that they had signed a 26-week trial deal with Ring of Honor (ROH) that would see Ring of Honor Wrestling air as Impact Wrestling's lead-in which began on June 3.[59] Impact Wrestling subsequently began airing on Wednesdays starting in June.[54]

On June 3, D'Angelo Dinero officially joined Josh Mathews as a new addition to the commentary team for Impact Wrestling. In a September interview with Sports Illustrated, Dixie Carter indicated that Impact Wrestling would remain on Destination America for the rest of the year which ended on December 16, 2015.[60]

On November 19, 2015, it was announced Impact Wrestling would air Tuesday nights on Pop beginning January 5, 2016.[61][62] With the show's move to Pop, Impact Wrestling received new theme music ("Roustabout" by The Smashing Pumpkins' Billy Corgan), and a new stage. Impact Wrestling moved to Thursday night beginning July 21, 2016, to avoid airing directly opposite WWE SmackDown, which moved to Tuesdays.[63]

Early Anthem era (2017–2024)

In 2017, TNA was acquired by Anthem Sports & Entertainment and was subsequently rebranded as "Impact Wrestling" in March. Thus, the promotion and the television series would begin sharing the same name.[64] In June 2017, the promotion, held a show in India, becoming the first major U.S. promotion to hold events in that country.[65] On July 4, 2017, after the company briefly rebranded as Global Force Wrestling (GFW), the show's name was changed to GFW Impact! (or simply, Impact!).[66][67] The GFW branding would be dropped in the October of that year, following the departure of Jeff Jarrett and the subsequent cancellation of the merger with Impact Wrestling.[68]

After Bound for Glory 2017 in November 2017, Impact would do a set of tapings in Ottawa.[69]

Following the 2018 Redemption pay-per-view, Impact Wrestling would return to touring, taping in various smaller venues. The year's taping locations included Windsor, Ontario,[70] Toronto,[71] Mexico City,[72] New York City,[73] and Las Vegas.[74]

In 2019, Impact Wrestling held tapings in Philadelphia, Dallas, New York City, Houston, Windsor, Mexico City, Nashville, Toronto, Rahway, Fort Campbell, Owensboro, and other venues in Ontario.[75]

In January 2019, during Homecoming, it was announced that Impact!'s U.S broadcast would move to Pursuit Channel. The channel is partly owned by Anthem, with its ownership stake purchased in 2013, but was noted to have a significantly smaller subscriber base than Pop;[76][77] Impact! would debut on Pursuit on January 11, 2019 to an average of 12,500 viewers.[78] To compensate, Impact Wrestling expanded their previous agreement with Twitch to simulcast Impact! episode broadcasts online, beginning with the Pursuit Channel debut on January 11.[79][80]

On September 9, 2019, Anthem purchased a majority stake in AXS TV. Shortly thereafter, it was announced that Impact! will move to AXS the following month, after Bound for Glory on October 20, 2019, and continue to simulcast on the company's Twitch channel.[81] It was later announced that the show would move to Tuesday nights, with Impact premiering on October 29, 2019.[82]

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all Impact! episode tapings would be held behind closed doors at Skyway Studios in Nashville, Tennessee, beginning in April 2020 with the two-part Rebellion special, which was taped from April 8 to 10, and broadcast from April 21 to 28.[83][84] Beginning with Hard to Kill on January 16, 2021, until Slammiversary on July 17, 2021, crowd noises were piped-into Impact Wrestling programming.[85][86][87][88]

In February 2021, Impact Wrestling announced the launch of a new one-hour preshow, Before the Impact (abbreviated as BTI), which premiered on February 16 on AXS TV in the U.S. BTI features news, recaps of previous episodes of Impact!, previews of the following episode, and an exclusive match. BTI would replace Xplosion, which was cancelled in March 2021.[89][90][91] The two shows would crossover on the June 3 episodes, when Josh Alexander faced T. J. Perkins for the X Division Championship in Impact Wrestling's first-ever 60-minute Iron man match. The match began on BTI and concluded in the opening minutes of Impact!.[92]

On March 25, 2021, it was announced that Impact! will be moving back to Thursday nights, starting on April 8, 2021.[93][94][95]

On August 4, 2021, Impact Wrestling launched a new YouTube membership program called "Impact Wrestling Insiders", which would include day-and-date premieres of new Impact! episodes. Subsequently, it was announced that the promotion had ended its partnership with Twitch; the final Twitch broadcast of Impact! aired on July 29.[96][97]

On October 23, 2021, Impact held their first event outside of Nashville in a year and a half with Bound for Glory, which took place just outside of Las Vegas in Sunrise Manor, Nevada, with Impact later resuming a full schedule of live touring in January 2022.[98]

In March 2023, Impact held events in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. This would mark their first shows outside of the U.S. in three years. Numerous other shows were held throughout Canada all through the year.[99]

Return of TNA Impact! (2024–present)

At Bound for Glory 2023, it was announced that that Impact Wrestling would rebrand back to TNA Wrestling in 2024.[100][101] As a result, for the first time since 2011, the weekly show's name would be changed back to TNA Impact! beginning with the January 4, 2024, episode.[102]

Broadcast history

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TNA Impact! originally premiered on Fox Sports Net, where it remained until May 2005. The show began broadcasting episodes via syndication in limited markets on Urban America Television[citation needed] (replacing the syndicated show Xplosion) and on the Internet between June 24 and September 16, 2005.

The company would eventually secure a deal with Spike TV, with the first episode airing on October 1, 2005. Impact! first began airing episodes on Saturday nights, before later moving to Thursday nights in April 2006. The show would briefly move to Monday nights in 2010 before returning to Thursdays in the spring of 2010, where it remained until 2014.

In 2015, the show moved to Destination America, initially airing on Friday nights, before moving to Wednesday nights on June 3, 2015, until its final broadcast on December 16, 2015.

From January 5, 2016, until January 4, 2019, Impact! aired weekly on Pop, with the show moving back to Thursday nights on July 21, 2016.

In October 2018, Impact! moved to 10pm ET on Thursdays nights.[103]

On January 11, 2019, Impact! moved to Friday nights on Pursuit Channel and Twitch; Impact would be simulcast on Twitch until the July 29, 2021 episode. On January 15, 2020, Impact's Twitch channel was banned after a sexually implicit segment involving Rob Van Dam was aired during that week's episode;[104][105] the ban would be lifted on January 22.[106][107]

Beginning October 29, 2019, Impact! moved to Tuesday nights on AXS TV. On March 25, 2021, Impact Wrestling announced on its website and social media accounts that Impact! would move back to Thursday nights starting April 8.[108][109][110]


Channel and Timeslot (ET) Years Rating or Viewership
FSN (Fri. 3pm) 2004 0.2[111]
FSN (Fri. 4pm) 2005 0.3[112]
Spike (Sat. 11pm) 2005–2006 0.7[113]
Spike (Thu. 11pm) 2006 0.9[114]
Spike (Thu. 9pm) 2006–2007 1.0[115]
Spike (Thu. 9pm; 2hrs) 2007–2010 1.2[116]
Spike (Mon. 9pm; 2hrs) 2010 0.7[117]
Spike (Mon. 8pm; 2hrs) 2010 0.9[117]
Spike (Thu 9pm; 2hrs) 2010–2012 1.1[116][118]
Spike (Thu 8pm: 2hrs) 2012–2013 1.0[119][120]
Spike (Thu 9pm: 2hrs) 2013–2014 1.0[121][122]
Spike (Wed 9pm: 2hrs) 2014 0.8[123]
Destination America (Fri 9pm: 2hrs) 2015 390,000[124]
Destination America (Wed 9pm: 2hrs) 2015 292,000[125]
Pop (Tues 9pm: 2hrs) 2016 332,000[126]
Pop (Thu 8pm: 2hrs) 2016–2018 300,000
Pop (Thu 10pm: 2hrs) 2018–2019 230,000
Pursuit Channel (Fri 10pm: 2hrs) 2019 195,000
AXS TV (Tues 8pm: 2hrs) 2019–2021 174,000 (AXS; 2020 Q1)
147,000 (AXS; 2020 Q2)[127]
AXS TV (Thurs 8pm: 2hrs) 2021–present 150,000 - 95,000



Generally, the show features four to seven matches over the course of the two hours, as well as numerous interviews and segments interspersed between the matches.[128] Due to the nature of the wrestling business, advertisements for merchandise and upcoming pay-per-view events often serve as bookends for the commercial segments.

From June 2004 to March 2013, TNA programming was taped at Universal Studios Florida's Soundstage 21. The Soundstages at Universal were dubbed the "Impact Zone" by the company with the promotion's pay-per-views being also broadcast from that location until October 2006, when Bound for Glory emanated from the Compuware Arena in Detroit.

When the show was on Fox Sports Net, all matches had a time limit (10 minutes for normal singles matches and 30 minutes for title matches) and the network's Fox Box was used.[129] In the event of a time limit draw, the winner was determined by the NWA Championship Committee, a group consisting of three veteran stars. Since leaving the channel, TNA discarded the time limit concept.


Main articles: List of TNA Wrestling personnel and TNA Wrestling authority figures


Commentators Dates
Mike Tenay and Don West June 4, 2004 – August 13, 2009
Mike Tenay and Taz August 20, 2009 – November 8, 2012
June 6, 2013 – November 19, 2014
Todd Keneley, Mike Tenay and Taz November 15, 2012 – May 30, 2013
Josh Mathews and Taz January 7, 2015 – April 10, 2015
Josh Mathews April 17, 2015 – May 15, 2015
Josh Mathews and Da Pope D'Angelo Dinero May 22, 2015 – March 2, 2017
Josh Mathews, Jeremy Borash and Da Pope D'Angelo Dinero March 9, 2017 – August 10, 2017
Jeremy Borash and Josh Mathews August 17, 2017 – February 1, 2018
Josh Mathews and Sonjay Dutt February 8, 2018 – April 19, 2018
Josh Mathews and Don Callis April 26, 2018 – March 24, 2020
Josh Mathews and Madison Rayne March 31, 2020 – January 12, 2021
Matt Striker and D'Lo Brown January 19, 2021 – May 20, 2021
July 22, 2021 – January 6, 2022
Josh Mathews and D'Lo Brown May 27, 2021 – July 15, 2021
Tom Hannifan and D'Lo Brown January 13, 2022
Tom Hannifan and Various Guest Commentators January 13, 2022 – January 20, 2022
Tom Hannifan and Matthew Rehwoldt January 27, 2022 – present

Special episodes

Main article: List of TNA Impact! special episodes

On-air personalities

Main article: List of Total Nonstop Action Wrestling personnel § Roster

The show features various on-air personalities including the stars themselves, ring announcers, knockouts, commentators, and on-screen authority figures. TNA also has had various recurring on-air segments hosted by members of the roster.

Recurring segments

Segment Type Host(s) Period active Notes
Rough Cut Interview segment TNA roster February 2008 – April 2009 A in-depth interview about someone's life and career in professional wrestling. Also used as a video package interview to hype feuds between two or more wrestlers on occasion
$25,000 Fan Challenge Wrestling challenge Awesome Kong
with Raisha Saeed
May 2008 – July 2008 A fan entered the ring to compete against Awesome Kong. If they won they got $25,000 and the Knockouts Championship. The contest ended when Taylor Wilde defeated Awesome Kong.
Karen's Angle Interview segment Karen Angle July 2008 – October 2008 Karen hosted a talk show interview segment. The segment came to an end when it was announced on Impact that Karen was taking time off to focus on her family.
O.D.B.'s Angle
Trash Talking with O.D.B.
Interview segment O.D.B. November 2008 – December 2009 Took the place of Karen's Angle after she left the company.
Hardcore History 101 Interview segment Mick Foley February 2009 – April 2009 Behind the scenes stories from Foley's career.[130]
Off the Wagon Challenge Wrestling challenge Beer Money
(Bobby Roode and James Storm)
February 2009 – April 2009 Open challenge for Beer Money's World Tag Team Championship. If the challengers lost by pin or submission, the wrestler who was pinned or submitted is fired.
Double J Double M A Open Challenge MMA challenge Jeff Jarrett December 2010 – January 2011 An open challenge hosted by Jeff Jarrett, where any fan who could make him submit in a mixed martial arts match, would win $100,000.
Championship Thursday Title match Hulk Hogan September 2012 – December 2012 Once a month, a championship was put on the line and four challengers met with Hogan to convince him to give them the title shot.
Gut Check Challenge Wrestling challenge Jeremy Borash April 2012 – July 2013 A challenge held once a month, where two wrestlers from the independent circuit wrestled each other, with three judges picking one of them and voting whether they should be signed to a contract based on their performance.
Open Fight Night Wrestling challenge Impact Roster April 2012 – June 2013, January 2017 Once per month, all matches on Impact are open challenges where a member of the Impact roster can call out any other Impact wrestler.
Gail Kim's Open Challenge Wrestling challenge Gail Kim
with Lei'D Tapa
November 2013 – January 2014 Gail Kim issued a challenge to every woman outside the Knockouts Division to come and face her. If Kim is defeated she promised another match with the Knockouts Championship on the line. The contest ended when the returning Madison Rayne defeated Gail Kim.
Bram's Open Challenge Wrestling challenge Bram June 10, 2015 – June 28, 2015 Bram issued a challenge to every past Impact wrestler to come and face him, At Slammiversary XIII Bram defeated Matt Morgan in a street fight in what was the last open challenge match.
Fact of Life Interview segment Eli Drake April 26, 2016 – January 17, 2017 Eli Drake interviews members of the Impact roster. Used to instigate and continue feuds and to further storylines.

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